FARM Training Opportunities

Foundations in Agricultural-based industries for Refugees and Migrants (FARM)

New Training Opportunities for Employment

Are you looking for new employment in Calgary? Do you have experience or interest in gardening/agriculture? Join our new FARM training program that leads to employment! We have partnered with a local landscape developer to offer this program FREE of charge for participating students. Only 13 seats are available.

The FARM Training program:

  1. 8 weeks of in-class training, where you will learn skills to help you be productive in a job in the agricultural industry. The FARM program offers English language training and practical hands-on lessons related to the industry, such as equipment handling, health and safety procedures, and production processes. You will also have the opportunity to go on field trips and listen to guest speakers.
  2. Successful completion of the training program transitions to full time employment at sponsored company.


Permanent Resident or Refugee

18+ years of age

Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 3 or higher


8 Weeks


TIES Forest Lawn
1723 – 40th Street NE


No Registration Cost


The FARM program includes 8 weeks of in-class training.

Intake 1:
In-class training (8 weeks): Starting in April 2020

FARM Class Schedule 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

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